Angry woman follows congressman down highway

Wendi Wright

Wendi Wright, who lives in Kustoff's district, is accused of chasing a vehicle carrying Kustoff and an aide along the highway after leaving a town hall event at the University of Tennessee at Martin, according to WBBJ West Tennessee. She then got out of her auto and "began screaming and striking the windows", reached inside the vehicle, and stood in front of it to block its path. Eyewitnesses said there was a "lot of cursing" but that they "couldn't understand a lot of what she was saying".

A Tennessee woman is accused of following a U.S. Congressman after a town hall meeting and confronting him after he stopped his vehicle. "But, I think the basis of all of it was a health care vote that he had cast that she was upset with".

She has been charged with felony reckless endangerment.

She then stood in front of their auto to keep them blocked in.

A Sheriff's official suggested to BuzzFeed that she did it because she was displeased with the Congressman's recent vote in support of the American Health Care Act.

"What she was saying was more cursing at the congressman and his aides", Sgt. Marty Plunk said.

The sheriff's department said the victims turned off the highway and pulled into a driveway of someone they knew.

The Weakley County Sherriff's Department first reported the incident on Thursday.

Wright later posted about the incident on her Facebook account.

Wright is free on a $1,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Monday. No one at the sheriff's department could be reached for comment.

"We promised the American people we would repeal and replace Obamacare, and today the House voted to keep our word and provide the relief".

Kustoff earlier this month voted to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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